Conference gathers Arab broadcasters in Beirut

Date: 12/5/05

A conference that will gather Arab broadcasters together to discuss industry concerns and learn about new technology is scheduled for December 8 to 10 in Lebanon.

Middle East Broadcasters (MEB) is organizing the MEB 2005 Conference, with support from ArabSat and Selevision. The gathering will take place at the Beirut International Exhibition and Leisure Center.

Planned events include technical training seminars, exhibitions, and a gala awards dinner. Expected participants include representatives of leading TV channels in the region, including Al-Jazeera, Al-Arabiya, Dubai TV, Future TV and Al-Sumaria.

Session topics at the conference include advertising and management, while participants are able to attend training seminars on editing, camera operation, sound, lighting, information technology and reporting styles.

One of the show’s centerpieces will be MEB-HD, the region’s first high-definition TV station. More than 30 companies in North America, Europe, and Asia are donating equipment and services to help build the station, according to a news release.

The registration fee for the conference is US$650.

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